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Drop

Refers to over-the-counter trading. Remove from OTC trading list; hence, no longer making a market in a security.
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Drop

To remove a security from a list of securities for which a dealer serves as a counterparty in the over-the-counter market.
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There is also the endless amusement from Higgins' attempts to pick up Eliza's dropped aitches while passing off her faux pas as the trendy new slang.
The nation's everyday culture is dominated by the most brutish of proletarian values: politicians like Tony Blair from perfectly sound bourgeois families affect the dropped aitches and glottal stops of the slums, while the old codes of chivalry, patriotism, and restraint have been shoved aside in a snarling, clawing assertion of"rights." American jaws drop when I say, in response to inquiries, how much I enjoy the comparative tranquillity, security, and civility of life in the United States and the exquisite manners of Americans--especially in the South, the best-mannered large region in the English-speaking world.
The Essex boy from Dagenham who attempted to perfect the voice of a BBC newsreader but was always let down by his dropped aitches.